SAN JOSE, Calif.�The LA-220 and LA-120 microphones from Lauten Audio are the latest additions to the company�s �Series Black� line of microphones.
The LA-220 is a solid-sate, large diaphragm true-condenser studio vocal microphone. The mic features a U.S. made ultra-low-noise JFET amplifier, a 1-inch pressure gradient, large diaphragm, and a condenser capsule with cardioid polar pattern. It also has 120 Hz low-cut and 12 kHz high-cut filters, a transformer balanced output, and includes a spider-style shock mount.
The LA-120 comes as a pair and features interchangeable 17mm pressure gradient condenser cardioid and omni-directional capsules, U.S. made ultra-low-noise JFET amplifiers, 50 and 150 Hz low-cut filters, 10 and 15 kHz high-cut filters, and a transformer balanced output. The package ships with a wooden box and hard mounts.
Lauten Audio will begin shipping the microphones to U.S. retailers in August; worldwide in October. The LA-220 will have a suggested retail price of $499 and an estimated street price of $249, while the LA-120 will have a suggested retail price of $599 and an estimated street price of $349.